The singer and actress Selena Gómez revealed on Friday that has been diagnosed with bipolar disorderduring an interview with Miley Cyrus in which both artists talked about their careers, families and how to deal with the anxiety.
This is the first time that Gomez, 27 years old, put a name to their disorder after having experienced chapters of anxiety and depression, on which he has spoken on previous occasions, and which have also inspired several musical compositions.
“Recently, I went to one of the best hospitals for mental health… McClean, I talked it over after you go through different things over the years. Then I knew I was bipolar”told Gomez in a conversation with Cyrus issued by Instagram.
The interview between the two singers was part of the program “Bright Minded”offers Cyrus live on the social network during this stage of quarantine by the coronavirus.
According to Gómez, who has always been very open about their problems, having information and knowing your disorder makes you feel more secure: “When I go to search for more information actually helps me. You can’t scare me once that I know of and I think that the people doing so”.
The singer said that the majority of people are not used nor know how to talk about something as common as mental health: “What I have seen even in my own family”acknowledged Gomez making a gesture that expressed his disagreement with the idea of treating this issue as a taboo.
In recent years, Gomez has dealt with this disorder, and also with the medical treatment received for the disease lupus, which led him to practise an operation of kidney transplantation in 2016. Both episodes forced her to make a break both in his musical career and in your job as an actress, where it started in the factory Disney.
His return to the stage occurred a few months ago during American Music Awards (AMAs) in which presented the singles of his last album, ‘Rare’.
The american star is of mexican origin and has always supported the latino community, and an immigrant of USA.UU, in fact, produced the documentary Netflix “Living undocumented”inspired by their own grandparents were undocumented.
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With information from EFE – Bolivia.com